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June 2018 is Typhoon Preparedness Month




JIC Release No. 15 - Typhoon Mangkhut update: Pregnant moms at GMH and Naval Hospital, Senior Citizen Meals

Guam Memorial Hospital Authority will be prepared to receive pregnant mothers at 7 p.m.  
GMHA will provide storm shelter for pregnant mothers who are at least thirty-eight (38) weeks pregnant and all high-risk pregnant mothers who are six (6) months or more in their pregnancy.  

JIC Release No. 14 - Governor to call COR2 by 7 p.m. today; 14 GDOE schools to open as shelters by 6 p.m.

Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, commander, Joint Region Marianas will be placing the island and military installations, respectively, in Condition of Readiness (COR) 2 at 7 p.m. tonight.

COR 2 means Guamanians can expect to see typhoon-strength winds within 24 hours. A Typhoon Warning is currently in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, Saipan and adjacent coastal waters in the Mariana Islands.

JIC Release No. 13 - Mangkhut is now a typhoon: Shelters to open at 6 p.m.

Mangkhut is now a typhoon. Guam and other islands of the Marianas were placed in a typhoon warning. 

People are urged to use today to prepare for the typhoon.

If you are not sure if your home can withstand typhoon winds, please make use of the shelters, which will be opened at 6 p.m. today. Rules along with the list of shelters will be sent out again. 

A Typhoon Warning is now in effect for Guam, Rota, Tinian, Saipan and adjacent coastal waters in the Mariana Islands.

JIC Release No. 12 - Tropical Storm Mangkhut continues to strengthen

Tropical Storm Mangkhut is forming an eye as it continues to organize and intensify as it heads towards the Marianas. 
We continue to urge residents to prepare for typhoon-strength winds. The storm is expected to turn into a typhoon today and continues to head towards the Marianas. Guamanians can expect damaging winds of at least 39 mph by tomorrow. 

JIC Release No. 11 - Tropical Storm Mangkhut organizes, intensifies

Tropical Storm Mangkhut continues to organize and intensify as it heads toward the Marianas. The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office are continuing to monitor the storm. Currently, Guam remains in Condition of Readiness (COR 3), which means damaging winds of 39-57 mph are expected within 48 hours.

As of 4 a.m., Mangkhut was located at 14.9 degrees north latitude and 156.9 degrees east longitude, about 745 miles east of Saipan and 820 miles east of Guam, with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.  

JIC Release No. 10 - JIC TIPS: Dialysis Centers Open Tomorrow, Utility Agencies Provide Preparedness Tips

The Joint Information Center continues to gather and share information on health and safety operations related to preparation for Tropical Storm Mangkhut. 

All U.S. Renal Care dialysis centers will be open on Sunday, September 9, 2018. 
Monday-Wednesday-Friday patients are scheduled on Sunday, September 9, regular time